Affiliate Funds & Partners
GEM International Ventures, LLC
GEM International Ventures, LLC is focused on identifying individual entrepreneurs in the Emerging Markets arena who are able to establish a viable partnership with GEM International to set up and manage small companies.
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GEM partners completed 6 LBO's from 1997-2002. Subsequent to this, several GEM partners formed a dedicated buyout fund. GEM is both a non-voting GP and an LP.
Founded in 2003, Kinderhook Industries is a private equity firm with $770 million of committed capital and an investment philosophy based on combining senior management and operating experience in a variety of industries with the financial and investment know-how of private equity professionals. Kinderhook primarily makes control investments in companies with transaction values of $10-$75 million in which the firm can achieve significant financial, operational and growth improvements. The firm targets orphaned non-core subsidiaries of corporate parents, existing small capitalization public companies lacking institutional support and management-led recapitalizations of entrepreneur-owned companies. By providing access to capital, strategic advice and an extensive network of relationships, Kinderhook Industries has a history of successfully building privately held firms in partnership with management.
To learn more please visit the firm's website: Kinderhook Industries
GEM India Advisors (GIA)
GEM India Advisors is a multi-industry and diversified private equity and alternative asset firm focused on investing in Indian Sub-Continent based companies.
For details on a representative GIA transaction please click here
MENA Small & Medium Enterprise Fund*
GEM partnered with The Venture Capital Bank, a Bahrain-based Islamic investment bank, to launch a co-manage a Shari'ah compliant $250 million fund focused on alternative investments in multiple industries based in the Middle East & North Africa region. GEM's share is 50% of the General Partner and is also a significant Limited Partner in the fund.
To learn more about our partner, please visit the bank website: VC Bank
*GEM exited both its LP and GP stakes in Q1 2010
GEM has partnered with the CITIC Group (China International Trust and Investment Company), China's largest native multinational company with $125 billion of total assets, 44 subsidiaries and true global reach and influence. The partnership was set up to launch and co-manage a $1 billion natural resources fund with specific focus on non-ferrous metals across Asia and Africa.
To learn more about our partner, please visit the CITIC website: citic.com
GEM, through its partnership, GEM AV, deploys alternative investments throughout Central and Eastern Europe. To date, the partnership has made five investments with aggregate capital deployed exceeding $250 million. Two of the investments include Crestyl and ICKM www.ickm.cz, that together comprise one of the largest real estate development platforms in the Czech Republic.
For more information on our efforts in Central and Eastern Europe, please contact Prague based Ajit Virk at email@example.com
GEM Brazil Private Equity Fund SCA/SICAR
GEM launched a private equity fund that buys out or invests growth capital in small and medium enterprises in Brazil.